Directed by: Avishai Sivan
Written by: Avishai Sivan
Produced by: Ronen Ben-Tal, Leon Edery, Moshe Edery
Language(s): Yiddish, Hebrew
Awards/Festivals: WINNER: Jury Prize – Locarno IFF; WINNER: Best Film, Actor, Screenplay, Cinematography – Jerusalem FF; WINNER: Special Achievement – Singapore IFF; WINNER: Best Cinematography: Valladolid IFF; OFFICIAL SELECTION: Telluride FF, Stockholm FF, Rotterdam FF, New Director/New Films Festival NY
External Links: Variety Interview With Avishai Sivan
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“Visually stunning, impressively imaginative and stylish enough to mark its writer/director as a talent to watch… certainly not a film that can easily be forgotten.” -The Hollywood Reporter
“A touch of ‘Pi’ and a dash of David Lynch, ‘Tikkun’ is hypnotic and transcendentally disturbing …Contains both the most beautiful and the most deeply shocking imagery you will see this year.” -Birth.Movies.Death.
An ultra-orthodox scholar is revived after dying for 40 minutes. After coming back to life, he suddenly feels a strange awakening in his body and suspects that God is testing him.
U.S. Theatrical Release by Kino Lorber